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April 18, 2012
CONTACT: K.E. Schwab


SRU students elect new SGA officers       


SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – David Wolfe, a Slippery Rock University sport management and communication major from Pittsburgh, has been named president of the Student Government Association following a student election that dew 1,240 voters.

            Wolfe will take the oath of office May 3. He replaces Jordan Bailley, a political science major from New Castle.

            Other officers elected were: Kelly Moore, a communication major from Erie, elected vice president for internal affairs; James Henry, a safety and emergency management major from Erie, elected vice president for student affairs; Christian McChesney, a safety management major from Butler, vice president for campus outreach; and Benjamin Motyl, an accounting major from Zelienople, vice president for financial affairs.

Slated to serve as senators representing commuter students were: Abby Schon, a business management major from York; Anthony Plumberg, a business major from Denver, Pa.; Christian Ricketts, a health and physical education major from Moon Township; Courtney Lee, a sport management major from Mountaintop; Dan Williams, an athletic training major from Red Lion; Emmalyn Ilagan, an information technology major from Mount Pleasant; Grace Evans, a mathematics major from Apollo; Jon Calkins, a business management major from York; Kaitlyn Veiock, a psychology major from Darlington; Marcie Johnson, a communication major from Ingomar; Nick Horniacek, a communication major from Butler; Roger Clements, an environmental geology major from Charlestown, Md.; Keith Hickey, dance major from Darlington; and Emily Buck, a resort and recreation management major from Lehigh Valley.

Elected to specific senate seats were: Maria Montaro, a social work major from Dunmore, Building A; Laura Ordaz, a physics major from Dempseytown, Building D; Matthew Sleppy, a criminology and criminal justice major from Erie, Building F; Michael McCarter, a history major from York, North Hall; Dustin

Norcross, an elementary education and early childhood development major from Pennsylvania, Rhodes Hall; and Chad Palladino, an early childhood development major from New Wilmington, Watson Hall.

Alister Englehart, a master’s degree student in student affairs in higher education from Olmsted Falls, Ohio, will represent graduate students.

Senate seats remain open for buildings B and E.


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